By Azania Post Reporter
TANZANIA’s President Dr John Magufuli will lead the cabinet this morning in Dar es Salaam after he swore in 21 ministers and deputies.
This is the first time for the newly appointed ministers in Tanzania to attend the cabinet meeting few minutes after sworn in.
Speaking after swearing in ceremony, the Speaker of National Assembly, Job Ndugai applauded all new ministers for their appointment.
He said they (new Ministers and Deputies) need to get prepared in executing new assignments in the Parliament and outside.
On his part, Chief Justice Prof Ibrahim Juma, wished all ministers and deputies to perform their diligently.
He said they have to adhere to the oath, follow legal justice and regulations for the betterment of the country.
The sworn in Ministers and their Ministries in bracket are Dr Medard Kalemani (Energy), Angellah Kairuki (minerals), Dr Charles Tizeba (Agriculture), Luhaga Mpinda (Livestock and Fisheries), Dr Hamis Kigwangwala (Natural resources and Tourism).
Others are Suleman Jaffo (President's Office (Regional Administration and Local Government Authorities), George Mkuchika (President's Office-Public Service Management and Good Governance).
Deputy ministers sworn in today were Dr Mary Mwanjelwa (agriculture), Abdallah Ulega (Livestock and fisheries), Atashasta Nditiye and Elias Kuandikwa (Works, Transport and Communications). Stella Manyanya (Industry, Trade and Investment),
In the list there were Ole Nasha (Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training), Dr Faustine Ndugulile (Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children), Juliana Shonza (Information, Sports, Arts and Culture) and Kangi Lugola (Vice President's office (union and environment).
Ministers and their deputies who will continue to serve their department are Hussein Mwinyi (Defense) Mwigulu Nchemba and Yusuf Masauni ( Home affairs), William Lukuvi and Angelina Mabula (Land, housing and human settlement development).
Others are Dr Augustine Mahiga and Dr Suzan Kolimba (Foreign affairs and East African cooperation) Charles Mwijage (minister, Industry, Trade and investment) Prof Joyce Ndalichako (minister Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training)
Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe(Minister Information , Sports Arts and Culture), Dr Philip Mpango and Dr Ashatu Kijaji ( Finance and Economic affairs), January Makamba (Vice President's office (union and environment) , Jenista Mhagama , Stella Ikupa and Anthony Mavunde (Prime Minister’s Office (Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled) and Minister Isack Kamwele and his deputy Juma Aweso (Water and Irrigation).
The swearing in ceremony was attended by various government leaders including Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan, Prime Minister Kasim Majaliwa, Speaker of National Assembly Job Ndugai and Chief Justice Prof Ibrahim Juma .